Editorials

City officials deserve credit for their hard work

The stars have been aligning for Hamtramck lately. By that, we mean there is state and federal funding in the pipeline that will likely be coming to Hamtramck.…

Thanksgiving is a time to relax and reflect

This week, we all celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday allows all of us to pause and reflect – and to be with our family and friends. This year has…

News

Traffic study offers insight into accidents and the city’s population

Traffic study offers insight into accidents and the city’s population

  By Alan Madlane The stats from SEMCOG are out about Southeast Michigan’s driving habits…

Council rejects censures

Council rejects censures

  By Charles Sercombe Councilmember Carrie Beth Lasley struck out twice in trying to censure…

Hamtramck Public Schools offer free vaccines and boosters

Hamtramck Public Schools offer free vaccines and boosters

By Charles Sercombe Still haven’t gotten a Covid vaccine or booster? If so, be sure…

‘Tis the season for the Goodfellows holiday food drive

‘Tis the season for the Goodfellows holiday food drive

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Goodfellows are back in action this year. Last year,…

Business

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

There are no magic dragons here, but plenty else to choose from

By Alan Madlane There’s a new kid in town in the recreational pot trade, and its name is Puff. Er, like the magic dragon, yes. A song we…

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

  By Charles Sercombe And just like that, Hamtramck has a retail outlet where adults 21 years old and older can now legally purchase recreational marijuana. You don’t…

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Federal funding is coming for water lines

Federal funding is coming for water lines

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s problem with lead water lines keeps getting more attention. On Monday, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, who was joined by State Sen. Adam Hollier,…

Features

In Hamtramck, 1959 World Series champ still stands out

In Hamtramck, 1959 World Series champ still stands out

  By Alan Madlane One of Hamtramck’s favorite sons is finding himself back in the local spotlight. Art “Pinky” Deras (his Polish grandmother gave him the nickname,…

Editorials

Policing issue raises a lot of questions

Much has been talked about in town, and all across the country, on whether communities should downsize their police departments. Some say that instead of having officers…

Sports

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review The Hamtramck High Cosmos varsity football team fell one game short of getting into the state playoffs this year but…